Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 21, 1936 · Page 57
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 57

Mason City, Iowa
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Monday, December 21, 1936
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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE; DECEMBER 21 • 1936 ELEVEN IOWA FALLS AGENT KILLED IN AUTOMOBILE CRASH IOWA HIGHWAY TOLL AT 486 Violent Deaths Suffered by 17 in State for Past Week. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Seventeen persons met violent deaths in Iowa -last week. Fifteen of the victims were in automobile accidents that brought Iowa's 1936 highway fatality toll up to 486. One person committed suicide and another burned to death when his house on wheels caught on fire while he slept Millard Bennett, 45, railway express agent at Iowa Falls, died of a fractured skull Sunday afternoon in a highway patrolman's car in which he was being taken to a Marshalltown hospital, following an automobile crash on the Lincoln highway, a short distance west of Montour. Tried to Pass. Bennett sought to pass a truck on a hill, when another car came over the hill from the opposite direction. When Bennett cut back he crashed into the rear of the truck. Joseph Wells, 56, a welder, committed suicide, police said, early Sunday by shooting himself in the moulh. George A. Cornett, 57, a truck gardener, was fatally burned at Perry. Two Sunday Victims. Two persons were automobile victims'Sunday. Ben Behnkcn, 24, Anamosa fanner, was lulled when his car got out of control and crashed into several fence posts and a telephone pole. Jennings Fergoson. 40, of Cantril, died in an Albia hospital of injuries suffered in a collision near Lovilia late Saturday night. Three young lowans were killed when their truck was struck by a Burlington passenger train late Saturday at a grade crossing near the Iowa-Illinois Mississippi river bridge at Fort Madison. The victims were Harold Bengston, 30, and John Arnold, both of Denmark, and Leonard Freidel, 29, of West Point Four Killed Friday. Four persons died in the state Friday as the result of automobile accidents. They were Phillip Muxen. 23, pre-medic student at the University of Iowa, fatally injured while-returning to his Carroll home for the holidays; Mrs. Oscar Swanson, 65, of Bettendorf; Harry Schultz, 61, Kingsley farmer, and C. C. Lucas, 61, of Kanawha. Link Thompson of Marshalltown and E. C. Laird of Newton were killed early Wednesday morning when their car smashed :-: HERE AND THERE :-: Miscellaneous Items From 125 Globe-Gazette Correspondents in North Iowa and Minnesota Attend Fnneral of Brother. WODEN — The Rev. and Mrs. Henry Kruse left Thursday for Little Rock, Iowa, to attend the funeral of Mr. Kruse's brother, who died Tuesday of a paralytic stroke. Left for Colorado. BELMOND—Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kragh and daughter, Arlene, left for Canon City, Colo., to spend the holidays with relatives. They may stay the remaining winter months. Leave for California. DOWS—Dr. and Mrs. M. J. Durant left Friday for a three weeks' visit with Mrs. Durant's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Nickelson, at Oakland, Cal., and will also visited San Francisco and Los Angeles. Go to Litchfield to Funeral. WODEN — Mr. and Mrs. Chet Nelson drove to Litchfield, Minn., Friday to attend the funeral of Mr. Nelson's brother who died Tuesday. They also spent last week-end in LitchfieJd at the home of his brother. Honored « Shower. | DOWS—A miscellaneous post| nuptial shower was held Friday honoring Mrs. Anton Schager, in ! the home of Mrs. Nels Golsckson, | and sponsored by Mrs. Lars Schager. Aids Arc Held. WODEN — Mrs. Mary Rudisill entertained the Methodist Ladies Aid at her home Thursday afternoon. The Presbyterian aid met with Mrs. Dale Rittenhouse also on Thursday. Home From Colleze. | WHITTEMORE—Frances Bes| tenlehner, son of Frank Besten- j lehner. arrived home Friday I morning from Campion college in j Prairie du Chien, Wis., for the | Christmas holidays. He will have I a vacation of three weeks. Leo ! Conway and James Fandel arrived home Friday evening from Trinity college, Sioux City, to spend 3 two weeks Christmas vacation at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mi's. James Conway and Mr. and Mrs. William Fandel. 175AT4-H CLUB BANQUET Buffalo Group Wins Cup Permanently in Winnebago. FOREST CITY—The annual 4-H club banquet was held Saturday noon at the Waldorf college dining hall in Forest Cily with about 175 in attendance. Representatives were present from every club in the county. The boys club of Buffalo township had the largest attendance present and won the gavel given the club with the largest attendance. The Buffalo club has won the gavel for three years and it now becomes its permanent possession. Mrs. A. B. Myhr of Thompson, chairman of the Girls' 4-H club committee, acted as toastmaster. Among those on the program were H. M. Miller of Leland, president of the Farm Bureau; Eunice Ner- dig of Thompson, Jack Steinberg of Buffalo Center, the Rev. A, W. Gauger of Buffalo Center, Dorothy Ostrander of Thompson, Miss Elizabeth Needham, county H, D. A., and Clark Mechem, county agent. Ernie Wright, secretary of the Iowa State Dairy association, pre| sented the movie, "The Iowa Dairy Team Goes to Europe," which was greatly enjoyed. Some of the film was in color. The dining hall was decorated by the girls of the Mounty Valley club. into a freight train at a crossing west of Ferguson. Ralph Nicklaus, 30, of Parkersburg, was killed the same day, his car colliding with the rear of another machine. Daniel George, 49, of Knierim. was fatally injured when his truck plunged into a , .ditch : .Thursday morning. "Clara J. Polk, 70, of Iowa City, was killed when struck by driven by Mrs. Dan Roth. Iowa City automobile Downing Funeral Is Conducted at Greene GREENE—Funeral services for Johnnie Downing, 46, who died at his home, four miles southwest of Greene after a two months' illness, were held Monday morning at the local Catholic church, the Rev. M. J. Hogan officiating. Mr. Downing was born in Bennezette township and lived in Butler county most of his life. He was married at Roseville to Miss Lydia Adams, • who survives him. Other surviving^ relatives ,are two .Brothers, Leo and,Joseph, near the Johnnie Downing farm and one sister, Mrs. Charles Price of LaPorte City. You Ve Never Seen So Many Luxtfrioui ..thft largest, most complete variety we've ever featured! Beautiful BROCADES .... Rich sherling trimmed VELVETS... New Empire styles of GENUINE KID LEATHER ...warm, glove leather bootees topped with sherling fur... these are just a few of the all the most gorgeous colors. Come in and start checking off your gift list right away.' OIYS In Critical Condition. WODEN—Mrs. Christian Peters, who has been suffering with pneumonia the past week, is seriously ill. Meets at McComas Home. - DOWS—The Presbyterian Missionary society met Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Harry McComas with Mrs. A. O. Echelberger, assistant hostess. A Christmas pageant was given by a group of young women. A miscellaneous shower was brought, to be presented as a Christmas offering to the Rev. and Mrs. R. A. Brough. Mrs. L. I. Wilder had charge of the program and Mrs. Myrtle Denger read the scripture. Visits at Jackson. ROCKWELL — Mrs. Mary McCarthy left Friday for a winter's visit with her daughter, Mrs. Margaret Compera at Jackson, Mich. Mich. Leaves for Chicago. DOWS—Mrs. Anna Scofield left Friday to spend the Christmas holidays with her children in Chicago. Leave for Milwaukee. DOWS — Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bangs left Friday for a two weeks' holiday visit in Milwaukee, visiting their daughter, Miss Vera Bangs, and a sister of Mrs. Bangs, Mrs. Clara Haydon. Leaves for Afton. AREDALE—Earl Gray, the North Western agent, left Friday for Afton, Tenn., to spend the Christmas holidays with his father and other relatives. Recovering After Operation. BRITT—Miss Irma Morgan was operated on for appendicitis at the Hampton hospital. She is recovering. Home From Hospital. ROCKWELL—J. E. Piersol returned home Saturday from the hospital where he had been for six weeks talcing treatment. Will Visit in Tulsa. BRITT—Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Howard expected to leave for Tulsa Okla., for a visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Howard. Daughter Is Born. AREDALE—Mr. and Mrs. Rex Townsley are parents of a girl born to them Wednesday. This is the second child in the family. The other is a boy. Home Under Quarantine. B RIT T—The Donald McGreevey home has been put under quarantine for scarleteena. The small daughter. Patsy, is ill. Sister Dies in Ohio. PLYMOUTH—Mrs. W. O. Prescott and, L. A. Anderson received word of the death of their sister in Ohio. 50 Attend Party. LITTLE CEDAR—Fifty members, husbands and friends of the Ladies' aid society enjoyed their annual Christmas party in the parlors of the Methodist church. One o'clock luncheon was followed by a short program, contests and the exchange of gifts. Leave for Florida. BRITT—Mrs. Susanne Gallup and daughter, Bea, left Sunday to spend the holidays with their daughter and sister, Ernesteen and family in Florida. Two Birthdays Celebrated. AREDALE—Mrs. A. Fassler was surprised when Mr. and Mrs. Taron Radamacher and daughter and son, DeLoss Liekweg and Mr. Neilson all of Hansel], Mr. and Mrs. Fred Nolte and Mr. and Mrs. Dav> Lupkes all of Ackley, Carl Pfaltzgraff of Hampton and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Noelting and Twila Mae of this place, met at the Fassler home to help celebrate Mrs. Fassler's and Twila Mae's birthdays. Hostess to Club. BRITT—The L. B. dub met with Mrs'. Forrest Rcibsamen as hostess. This was the Christmas party and gifts were exchanged. Favors were awarded Mrs. Orvin Friedow and Mrs. E. A. Howard. Is Reported III. ROCKWELL—Dick Smith was reported quite seriously ill Saturday. Party Is Held. MANLY — Mrs. Luck Wilkie's Mystery circle held a Christmas party Wednesday evening at the home of Mrs. Laura Beardsley.. A 7 o'clock dinner was served with Miss Rathbone and Miss Rogers assisting the hostess. Christmas gifts were exchanged, carols sung and a Christmas basket for a needy family filled. Mission Circle Meets. HANLONTOWN—Mission circle No. 2 held a joint meeting at the church paiiors Thursday afternoon. Mrs. T. Thovson was chosen as chairman for the January meeting. Rockford O.E.S. and R.N.A. Pick Officers ROCKFORDr-Fidelity Chapter No. 42, Order' of Eastern Star, elected: Worthy matron, Mrs. Elsie Lohr; worthy patron, Wallace Berry; associate matron, Mrs. Matilda Koerner; associate patron, Rudolph Daake;- secretary, Lillian Woelfer; treasurer, Myrtle Smith- conductress, Mrs. Edna Cooper; associate conductress, Frances Munshower. Officers in the Royal Neighbors are: Oracle, Mrs. Orra Shannon; vice oracle, Mrs. Cleo 3aehne; chancellor, Mrs. John Spivy; past oracle, Mrs. C- E. Bruce; recorder, Mrs. Nellie Baldock; receiver,- Mrs. Ruby Wilson; nner sentinel, Mrs. Ida Gpvro; outer sentinel, Mrs; Cora Kivell; marshal, Mrs. Mabel Ballard; manager, Isabel : Magilton, and Funeral of Osage Civil War Vet Will Be Tuesday Ole Peterson, 95, Was Oldest Man in Town; 3 Children Left. OSAGE—Funeral services will be held here at the Osage Lutheran church in charge of the Rev. Mr. Solem Tuesday afternoon at 1:30 o'clock for Ole Peterson, 95, oldest man in Osage, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Larson, Saturday. Born March 8, 1841, near Stavanger, Norway, Mr. Peterson came here 86 years ago. From 1350 to 1855, he lived in Illinois, and then he came to Mitchell county and settled on a farm in Rock Creek township. With the exception of military service and two and one-half years spent in proving his soldier's claim in North Dakota, he since had spent his life here. He enlisted in the Seventh regiment of the Iowa cavalry Feb. 27, 1854, saw action in two engagements and was mustered out at Sioux* City Aug. 22, 1866. He was married to Elsie Iverson at St. Ansgar Aug. 2, 1867. For 18 years he operated the. parental farm in Rock Creek, then moved to Osage 53 years ago. Since his wife's death in 1927, he lived with three of his children: Mrs. Walton Worseldine, Edward Peterson and recently with Mrs. Bertha Larsen. Another daughter, Mrs. E. C. Olsen, lives in Haddock, N. Dak. Mr. Peterson was one of Osage's three surviving Civil war veterans, Guy Kennedy and C. W, Mills OLE PETERSON being the other two. Burial will be in the Osage cemetery. Called to Santa Fe. GARNER—Halger Elling has been called to Santa Fe, N. Mex., by the illness of his sister, Mrs. Louise Elling Stancliff, who is suffering from infantile paralysis. Mrs. Stancliff formerly taught in the Garner grade school. DRIVER WITHOUT LICENSE FINED Belmond Man Pays $100; Permit Had Been Revoked. CLARION—Magne Rokke, stnnc mason of Belmond, was fined 3-iOO in Justice Oldham's court Saturday for operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Bokke paid a fine of $300 last summer for driving while intoxicated, at which time his driver's license was revoked. Officers discovered Bokke's lack of a driver's license as a result of a collision Sattn-day morning with State Game Warden Davis' car on highway 69, about two miles south of Belmond. ALGONAN NAMED HEAD OF GROUP District Bar Association Holds Gathering at Emmetsburg. EMMETSBURG—At the annual winter meeting of the fourteenth judicial district bar association here Saturday night, Joe Lowe, Algona attorney, was elected president for 1936-37, succeeding John Cory, Jr., Spencer. Luke Linnan, Algona, was named vice president of the association and Guy Carmichael, Emmetsburg lawyer, was re-elected secretary-treasurer. One hundred northwest Iowa attorneys and members of their families attended Saturday's meeting with a banquet and dance held at the Kermore hotel here. Bridge was also played, during the evening. Judge F. F. Faville of Storm Lake and Congressman Fred C. Gilchrist of Laureus addressed the association briefly. Mrs. E. H. Soper and Martha Helen Nelson of Emmetsburg presented musical numbers. Counties represented were Buena Vista, Calhoun, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Humboldt, Kos- iiuth, Pocahontas and Palo Alto. Theater Air Conditioned. HAMPTON—New air conditioning equipment is being installed in the Windsor theater at a cost of about $3,500. The air will be humidified and cooled by means of city water used at the rate of from 30 TO 100 gallons a minute, according to the temperature. Social Security Record To Comply With Federal and State Requirements A simple, practical and inexpensive set —suitable to any business. Placed on Approval. Ask About This. Klipto Loose Leaf Co. 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Cocktail Shaker (jigger top) Otkw'IpwlfctlU Cheese Tray -with Knife and Board Zipper Bag:, sturdy whipcord DRUG SPECIALS HALF & HALF Tobacco POUND 65c Prince Albert Tobacco ' POUND 73c - PtALDCH TOBACCO Chcmm, 57c £«*<(>' Syrup Pc.osin 39c "-M 'i'*" >j Malted Milk, pain or choc. 39c Ip;ma 29c Bsrbasol 32c OrHs, pint . 49c Citrate iVIamesla 14c Olafson Cod Liver Oil, pt. 49c Alka Seltzer 49c Absorbinc Jr. 89c Asitrttd Nat* 45 C si Ounce* Criip, fret)fi •Jmond*. Brnili, pec»n* end pe*nuU in cluster. MAUD HUT* 29' 48 piece*, • Pound For after-dinner. A re«Ilj-diffcreiil center flavored with mint. Epsom Salts, 5 Ibs. i /» IOC Bisraadinc 50c Fletchers Castaria, ,.: :.49c Vicks Rub . 24c 700% Addon -Tree Lignts k 8 flame-4h*pcd buli». Underwritrri Approved. Other Set* 23c and ,3flc DO YOUR LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AT WALGREEN'S MAII CAM4ES DKUntBNMMMDt vt emtMNor*

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